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Tony Romo Almost Barrels Into Alex Rodriguez Before Game Vs. Giants (Video)

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo nearly ran over disgraced New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez prior to Sunday’s game against the New York Giants. And, yes, we know how weird of a sentence that is. A-Rod was walking down the same tunnel in Dallas that’s used by the Cowboys when he accidentally got in the way of Romo and backup quarterback Brandon Weeden. The pair of signal...
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October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Colt McCoy Gets Mistaken For Kirk Cousins, Has Great Response (Video)

The Washington Redskins’ quarterback led his team to a comeback win over the Tennessee Titans on Sunday. His name was not Kirk Cousins. Confused? Don’t worry, this reporter was too. This embed is invalid" /> As the man at the podium kindly acknowledges, he is not in fact Cousins, but backup quarterback Colt McCoy. The former Texas Longhorns star...
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Celtics Notes: 44-Minute Game Barely Noticeable For C’s In Comeback Win

The NBA’s first-ever 44-minute game was … not a whole lot different that the standard 48-minute ones. Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens, whose team visited the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday the abbreviated preseason contest, said the adjusted clock barely registered in his mind. “You notice it a little bit when you’re subbing at the start of quarters,” Stevens told reporters...
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Brett Favre: ‘I Don’t Really Care’ If Peyton Manning Breaks TD Record

It appears that Brett Favre’s excitement has been replaced with apathy. Or maybe he just wants everyone to leave him alone so he can wear his Wrangler jeans in peace. Two weeks ago, the NFL’s all-time touchdown passes leader said he couldn’t be happier that Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning was going to break his record of 508 TD tosses. Favre was asked the same...
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Reports: Bears Locker Room Turns Into ‘Ugly Scene’ Following Loss At Home

The ugliness on the field spilled over into the locker room for the Chicago Bears on Sunday afternoon. Following the Bears’ 27-14 loss to the Miami Dolphins at home that dropped them to 3-4 on the season and winless at Soldier Field, things reportedly turned nasty very quickly. According to multiple reports, there was lots of yelling and screaming that came from the Bears locker...
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Rams beat Seahawks thanks to gutsy fake punt call

The St. Louis Rams were all sorts of crafty on Sunday afternoon. After faking out every single person in St. Louis with a fake punt return for a touchdown in the second quarter against the Seattle Seahawks to go up 21-3, the Rams reached deep into their bag of tricks yet again in the fourth quarter. With Seattle having battled its way back into the game, the Rams were clinging...
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Liverpool-QPR Verdict: Reds Ride Emotional Roller-Coaster Up Standings

The many different kinds of luck range from the standard “good fortune,” to the “dumb,” to the type you “create on your own.” Liverpool probably experienced them all Sunday in its wild, 3-2 win over Queens Park Rangers at Loftus Road. The teams scored four goals (two apiece) in the last eight minutes of the Premier League game, thrilling observers to the point of hyperventilation...
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Bill Belichick Speaks Highly Of Jay Cutler As Patriots Prepare For Bears

Jay Cutler has a fan in Bill Belichick. As the New England Patriots prepare to host the Chicago Bears at Gillette Stadium on Sunday, Belichick spoke at length about the Bears quarterback, heaping praise on the nine-year NFL veteran, who entered Sunday completing 156-of-229 passes for 1,676 yards — good enough for fifth in the league — to go along with 13 touchdowns and six...
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Fantasy Hockey Recap: Studs, Duds And Waiver Wire Pickups

Editor’s Note: This feature will run every Sunday on NESN.com throughout the regular season. It will recap the past week in fantasy hockey. The first week-and-a-half of the 2014-15 NHL season is in the books, and there have been plenty of surprises for fantasy hockey owners. Teams such as the New York Islanders are exceeding expectations, which is forcing owners to rush to the...
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Randall Cobb’s Lambeau Leap Leaves Him With Ketchup-Stained Jersey (Video)

Randall Cobb should really take a hot dog with him during his next Lambeau Leap. After the Packers wide receiver caught a 3-yard pass from Aaron Rodgers during the second quarter to extend Green Bay’s lead to 28-0 against the Carolina Panthers, Cobb made the jump into the stands only to come down with a massive ketchup stain on his jersey. ...
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Rams Fool Everyone On Fake Punt Return Against Seahawks (Video)

The St. Louis Rams concocted one heck of a trick play Sunday afternoon against the Seattle Seahawks. The Rams jumped out to a commanding 21-3 lead over the Seahawks in the second quarter by faking out Seattle’s special teams, the FOX broadcasters, the cameraman and everyone in the Edwards Jones Dome with a masterful trick punt return that resulted in a Stedman Bailey touchdown...
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Bengals’ Terence Newman Wants Nothing To Do With Tackling Ball Carrier (Video)

The eye in the sky don’t lie, so film review could be rough this week for Terence Newman. The Cincinnati Bengals cornerback had an interesting approach to tackling on Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts, at least if you consider getting out of the way and not even trying an approach to tackling. Newman looked real bad as he didn’t even try to tackle Colts running back Ahmad...
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October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Celtics-Nets Live: Kevin Garnett Unavailable For Brooklyn Vs. Former Team

Filed under: Boston Celtics, Brooklyn Nets, Live Blog, Top Stories, Zack Cox
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West Virginia Fans Riot In Morgantown After Baylor Upset (Photos)

West Virginia fans went from excited to unruly real quick after the Mountaineers pulled off a shocking upset over No. 4 Baylor on Saturday afternoon. Following WVU’s 41-27 win, fans took to the streets of Morgantown and did much more than their usual couch burning. According to a statement the Morgantown Police Department released Sunday morning per SB Nation, things got out of...
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Cowboys’ Path To Success Being Paved By NFL’s Best Offensive Line

The Dallas Cowboys are one of the NFL’s best teams, and it’s no secret why. The Cowboys’ early-season success stems in large part from the Cowboys’ vaunted rushing attack. Running back DeMarco Murray seems to break a rushing record every week, and that’s been a big reason Dallas enters Week 7 with a 4-2 record. However, Murray isn’t the sole reason the Cowboys’ rushing...
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Marseille Coach Marcelo Bielsa Sits On Scalding Coffee Cup (GIF)

Marcelo Bielsa has a reputation as one of the most hot-tempered coaches in the soccer world. Bielsa’s patience was put to the test Sunday in an unexpected way during Olympique Marseille’s 2-0 win over Toulouse in Ligue 1 (French first division). Bielsa, Marseille’s head coach, was walking around his technical area when he decided to sit on a nearby cooler. However, Bielsa...
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S.F. radio stations ban Lorde's 'Royals' during World Series

San Francisco fans of the singer Lorde will be out of luck for the next couple of weeks. The Giants and Kansas City Royals will start the World Series on Tuesday, which means the appetite for anything Kansas City- or Royals-related in San Fran is at an all-time low. That apparently includes Lorde’s big-time hit “Royals.” The song — which the singer admitted was inspired by...
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Mario Balotelli’s Miss Vs. QPR Highlight Struggles At Liverpool (Video)

Mario Balotelli’s search for his first Premier League goal for Liverpool continues. He won’t have many better chances than this. Balotelli missed a perfectly good opportunity to score that goal Sunday during Liverpool’s 3-2 win over Queens Park Rangers. The game was goal-less in the 61st minute when QPR goalkeeper saved Adam Lallana’s shot. The rebound fell to Balotelli,...
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October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Rower Hits Goose, Still Wins His Race In Head Of The Charles Regatta (Video)

Rowers have plenty on their mind before and during their races in the annual Head of the Charles Regatta. Geese generally aren’t one of their concerns. But Andrew Campbell of the Cambridge Boat Club almost had a goose ruin his chances to win the men’s championship singles race, one of the marquee events in the 50th annual event, which featured 11,000 rowers, on Friday. While...
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Tristan Thompson Kisses Sideline Reporter, Makes For Awkward Situation (Video)

Cleveland Cavaliers forward Tristan Thompson might have been a little too friendly before a recent game. Thompson gave one of the most cringe-worthy TV interviews prior to the Cavs’ preseason game Friday against the Dallas Mavericks, and his actions have irked some people. The Cleveland big man stopped by to chat with FOX Sports sideline reporter Allie Clifton before the game,...
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Boston Bruins Send Forwards Ryan Spooner, Seth Griffith To Providence

The Boston Bruins on Sunday announced they have sent forwards Ryan Spooner and Seth Griffith to Providence of the American Hockey League. Both players were healthy scratches for Boston in its 4-0 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday night. The Providence Journal’s Mark Divver reported Sunday morning that both players are expected to play for the P-Bruins on Sunday afternoon...
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October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Notre Dame’s Potential Game-Winning Touchdown Waved Off By Penalty (GIF)

Notre Dame and Florida State played one of this season’s best college football games Saturday night, but it came with some controversy. The No. 2 Seminoles escaped with a 31-27 win over the visiting No. 5 Fighting Irish, although it looked for a second like Notre Dame would pull off the upset. In fact, the Irish appeared to have the game won in the final seconds. Notre Dame quarterback...
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Cowboys Alleged Underwear Thief Gets Endorsement Deal With Underwear Company

Joseph Randle won’t have to steal more underwear any time soon. The Dallas Cowboys running back, who was arrested Tuesday and accused of stealing underwear and cologne from a department store, now has an endorsement deal with underwear company MeUndies, according to ESPN.com. ESPN.com reports the deal includes MeUndies helping to pay the $29,500 fine he was given by the Cowboys...
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NFL Week 7 Injury Report: Will Jimmy Graham Make His Return For Saints?

7:55 a.m.: Here’s more on Jimmy Graham, per NFL Media’s Albert Breer. Assuming Jimmy Graham feels good, expect the Saints to use him in red-zone packages the way they have when he's been nicked in the past.— Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) October 19, 2014 7:45 a.m.: New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham was expected to miss a few weeks with a shoulder injury, but he might...
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Liverpool-QPR Live: Premier League Scores, Highlights, Analysis

8 a.m. ET: After a two-week break, Liverpool resumes its Premier League campaign Sunday when it travels to Loftus Road to face Queens Park Rangers. Both Liverpool and QPR struggled through the early stages of the 2014-15 season, and the teams are hoping a win can kick-start their respective climbs up the standings. QPR must go further than any other team, as it currently sits dead...
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October 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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